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  • Local Foodby Tamzin Pinkerton; Rob Hopkins

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 15.74

    So you buy your vegetables as locally as possible, eat organic and seasonal food where you can, and are perhaps even coming to grips with managing an allotment. However, as the scale of the recession and rising fuel prices start to be keenly felt, you may be wondering what else you can do? Local Food offers an inspiring yet practical guide to what... more...

  • Food Choice and Sustainabilityby Richard Oppenlander

    Publish Green 2009; US$ 9.99

    What we choose to eat is killing our planet and us, yet use of the word ‘sustainable’ is ubiquitous. Explanation of this incongruity lies in the fact that sustainability efforts are rarely positioned to include food choice in an accurate manner. This is due to a number of influencing cultural, social, and political factors that disable... more...

  • So You Want to Start a Brewery?by Tony Magee

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    So You Want to Start a Brewery? is the first-person account of Tony Magee?s gut-wrenching challenges and heart-warming successes in founding Lagunitas Brewing Company. In just 20 years, the company has grown from a seat-of-the-pants, one-man operation to be the fifth largest?and the fastest-growing?craft brewer in the United States. This equal part... more...

  • Stollwerck 1839?1932by Tanja Junggeburth

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 86.30

    <P>Das Interesse an Familienunternehmen (und ihrer Persistenz) hat in den letzten Jahren spürbar zugenommen. Tanja Junggeburth analysiert am Beispiel des Kölner Familienunternehmens Stollwerck die komplexe Symbiose aus familialen und ökonomischen Handlungslogiken sowie die Chancen und Risiken, die sich aus der Verschränkung von Unternehmen und... more...

  • Geography of Agriculture in Developed Market Economies, Theby Ian R. Bowler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Real Food Revolutionby Congressman Tim Ryan

    Hay House 2014; US$ 24.95

    Today a buck gets you a quick burger (or two), but what’s the real cost of that meal? The rates of chronic disease—specifically diseases like diabetes, caused by our lifestyles—have grown exponentially in recent years, edging medical expenses ever higher while threatening to give America its first generation to actually live shorter... more...

  • Coffeeby Gavin Fridell

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95

    In a world of high finance, unprecedented technological change, and cyber billionaires, it is easy to forget that a major source of global wealth is, literally, right under our noses. Coffee is one of the most valuable Southern exports, generating billions of dollars in corporate profits each year, even while the majority of the world’s 25 million... more...

  • Investments of Speculative Capital in Staple Foodsby Sebastian Schneider

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 6.39

    This paper elalobrates on the question whether speculative capital invested on commodity futures markets has an effect on staple food, on corn in particular, between 2006 and 2008. Effects as such amount to increasing prices for this type of grain, which may be the cause for the worldwide hunger crisis. Diese Studie geht der Frage nach, inwiefern... more...

  • Der Markt für Bio-Lebensmittel in Japanby Stephanie Krebs

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 56.44

    Das Buch beschreibt den Markt für Bio-Lebensmittel in Japan, der derzeit noch in den Kinderschuhen steckt. Er verspricht jedoch aufgrund der Kaufkraft der japanischen Bevölkerung in Zukunft für deutsche Anbieter äußerst interessant zu werden, wenn bestimmte Entwicklungen im Bewusstsein der Konsumenten erfolgen. Der Abschnitt der Branchenstrukturanalyse... more...

  • Der Einfluss der Agrarsubventionen in Europa und den USA auf die globale Nahrungsmittelkriseby Norbert Hiller

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 35.14

    Die globale Nahrungsmittelkrise des Jahres 2008 kam überraschend und war in ihrer Dimension bis dato einmalig. Über ihre Ursachen gibt es viele Vermutungen und Spekulationen. Insbesondere die Agrarsubventionen der Industrieländer sind aus Sicht einiger Beobachter für diese Krise verantwortlich. Ihre Analyse stellt u.a. einen Schwerpunkt dieses Buches... more...